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What card could I run with my gts 450 for dedicated PhysX and would there be a point?
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Imho, there's no point in investing on a dedicated PhysX card. But if you are reluctant, you should go for at least a 9800GT (GTS250 would be better).
    
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Could any of these work? Cause I can get one for dirt cheap. I know they arnt that new or great though.


Galaxy Technology GeForce 210 1 GB Graphics Card 21GGE8HX3AUM

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Zotac GeForce 8400 GS LowProfile 1 GB 64-Bit DDR2 (520MHz/667MHz) PCI Express Graphics Card ZT-84GEK2M-HSL

and a half gig too

EVGA GeForce 210 512 MB DDR2 PCI-Express 2.0 Graphics Card 512-P3-1213-LR [CD]
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Unified shaders/shader clocks are the determining factor on dedicated physX cards performance, meaning that Vram quantity is pointless. From a 580 w/a 260 as a dedicated card anything less has diminishing returns and actually lowers PhysX FPS in games.
 
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PhysX requires 32 cores - it won't run on any of those cards (despite the fact many advertise it as a feature.

You'd need at least a GT 240 to pair with a 450. But better still would be to sell your 450 and buy a 460 instead...
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Alright. Thanks guys!
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